Underneath the nostalgia and hope in President Obama's farewell address Tuesday night was a darker theme: the struggle to help the people on the losing end of technological...The New York Times From ACM News | January 13, 2017
Carla Brodley, dean of Northeastern University's College of Computer and Information Science, aims to reach an equal male/female balance in computer science enrollment...TechRepublic From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2017
The U.S. Air Force Research Lab is exploring whether brain-inspired computer chips could give satellites, aircraft, and drones the ability to automatically identify...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2017
University of Texas at Austin researchers are developing graphene-based health sensors that stick to a person's skin like a temporary tattoo and take measurements...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2017
A non-volatile memory technology based on carbon nanotubes could be more disruptive to enterprise storage, servers, and consumer electronics than flash memory when...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 13, 2017
In its final days, the Obama administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the...The New York Times From ACM News | January 13, 2017
Play began Jan. 11 for "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence: Upping the Ante," a competition at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh that pits a Carnegie Mellon University...Carnegie Mellon University News From ACM News | January 13, 2017
After a two-and-a-half-hour descent, the metallic, saucer-shaped spacecraft came to rest with a thud on a dark floodplain covered in cobbles of water ice, in temperatures...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | January 12, 2017
The Department of Defense has released video of a test of swarming drones conducted in the skies over the US Navy's test range at Naval Air Weapons Station China...Ars Technica From ACM News | January 12, 2017
Binghamton University researchers have developed a new computer model that could help Internet addicts realize their usage is a problem and reduce it.
Binghamton University From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2017
Harvard University's Self-Organizing Systems Research group has developed a "large-scale robot collective" that can self-assemble into different shapes.
Motherboard From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2017
Apache Tika could help with the effort to teach computers to recognize, index, and search all the different types of material that is available online.
The Conversation From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2017
Trucks that can drive themselves along delivery routes. Computers capable of defeating world champions in a notoriously complex game. Apps that can translate sentences...Time From ACM Opinion | January 12, 2017
The McDonald's on the corner of Third Avenue and 58th Street in New York City doesn/t look all that different from any of the fast-food chain's other locations...The Guardian From ACM News | January 11, 2017
Monster black holes sometimes lurk behind gas and dust, hiding from the gaze of most telescopes. But they give themselves away when material they feed on emits...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | January 11, 2017